Sports quiz of the week: comebacks, knockouts and cock-ups

08 November 2019 01:49
Who travels well? Who missed their mark? Who won again?Nicola Adams retired from boxing this week due to concerns over her eyesight. Which of these statements about Adams is not true?She worked as a builder before boxing She has worked as an extra on Eastenders, Emmerdale and Coronation Street She was the first female boxer to win an Olympic gold medal She lost her last fightEngland have been fined around £2,000 for responding to the haka with a "flying V” before their Rugby World Cup semi-final against New Zealand. However, the England players said this week that their V formation did not exactly go to plan. What happened?They had planned to sing Swing Low Sweet Chariot but chickened out They planned to bow to the New Zealand players but hadn’t agreed when to start the bow so ended up just standing thereThey were meant to form a semi-circle but players stood in the wrong positionsThey were going to hold hands but decided against it at the last minuteChelsea fought back from 4-1 down to draw 4-4 with Ajax on Tuesday night. Who were the last English team to get a result in a Champions League game after being three goals down?Leeds UnitedNewcastle UnitedBlackburn RoversLiverpoolThe top two clubs in the Premier League meet at Anfield on Sunday. Who are the last team to have beaten Liverpool in the league at Anfield? Clue: they are also the last team to have beaten City at the Etihad, Arsenal at the Emirates and Manchester United at Old Trafford in the league.Tottenham Hotspur Crystal PalaceLeicester City Newcastle United Fikayo Tomori is in the England squad for their upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers against Montenegro and Kosovo. Which team did Tomori represent at Under-20s level?BelgiumNorwayPortugalCanadaWhy have Hemel Hempstead Town postponed their National League games against Weymouth and Chippenham Town later this month?The weather forecast is bad and their groundsman is on his honeymoon The ground is being used to host a Christmas market Three of their players are on international dutyThe team are off to watch England's games at Wembley as part of their Christmas partyDylan Hartley retired from rugby this week. Who is the only player to have won more England caps than Hartley?Jonny Wilkinson Jason LeonardMartin JohnsonDan ColeLewis Hamilton won his sixth Formula 1 world championship on Sunday. How many times did Michael Schumacher win the title?FiveSixSevenEightWolves winger Adama Traoré has chosen to represent the Mali national team even though he was born in Barcelona. Why will Traoré feel in good company in the Mali team?His dad is the managerHe has already played four friendlies for Mali (and two for Spain)There are already two players called Adama Traoré in the Mali teamSix other Wolves players are in the Mali teamCanelo Álvarez knocked out Sergey Kovalev this week to become a four-weight world champion. Which boxer has won world titles in eight different weight divisions?Floyd MayweatherManny PacquiaoNonito DonaireNaoya Inoue1 and above.Ah well, have a good weekend2 and above.Ah well, have a good weekend3 and above.Ah well, have a good weekend4 and above.Ah well, have a good weekend5 and above.A respectable score. Nice work. Have a good weekend6 and above.A fine score. Have a great weekend7 and above.A fine score. Have a great weekend. You deserve it8 and above.A very fine score. Have a great weekend. You deserve it9 and above.A wonderful score. Have a great weekend. You deserve it0 and above.Ah well, have a good weekend10 and above.You are a genius. Have a great weekend. You deserve it Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian